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LOADS MORE FRIENDS!
22 December 2009
Hypnotic Welsh post-shoegazers Yucatan, hotly tipped young locals Janice Graham Band and Salford dirty blues merchants The Black Knights are among the new additions to a jam-packed Friends Of Manchester bill (30th Jan).

EDITORIAL: WHY I DID WHAT THEY TOLD ME
18 December 2009
This week I spent money on a download - which I don't normally do - of an ancient single I don't even like. Here's why.

FAUST COME FAUST SERVED (sorry...)
17 December 2009
Faust
We're giving you an early heads up on this one as we reckon it might sell out quite quickly: on 12th May 2010 original Krautrock legends Faust are coming to Ruby Lounge c/o Wotgodforgot and tickets are on sale this Monday (21/12)...

CHRISTMAS CRACKERS
16 December 2009
Politburo
MM has received notice from Leonard Skully PhD of the final Cabinet Of Curiosity of 2009. For the uninitiated, it's Manchester's most original and entertaining live club session, coming to Tiger Lounge tomorrow (Thu 17/12).

aA SEE OUT 2009 AT THE DEAF INSTITUTE (FRI 11/12)
11 December 2009
PLANK!
It's time to deservedly acknowledge a decade of fun and serious music spotting with Manchester's best underground movement, Akoustik Anarkhy - Richard Norris, Plank! & Race Horses fill the stage at the Deaf Institute tonight (Fri 11th Dec) in celebration.

A DAY OUT WITH FRIENDS
07 December 2009
Following the success of 2009's event, Friends Of Manchester Festival returns to Kro and Jabez Clegg on 30th January with Dutch Uncles, The Witches, The Answering Machine and Plank! among early confirmations. Early bird tickets are onsale now for 10.

MANCHESTER VS CANCER - FOURTH ROUND
04 December 2009
Versus Cancer is back for a fourth year on Saturday 12th December with several generations of local talent on the bill: Puressence, Kid British and Happy Mondays will all be performing at the MEN Arena along with members of James, New Order & The Smiths.

VICTORIAN DAD & DRINK + DRIVE SEE OUT LAST MM GIG OF 2009
03 December 2009
Drink And Drive
Oldham upstarts and bright new hopes Drink & Drive play alongside the brilliant Victorian Dad at the Castle, Oldham, this Friday (4th December).

AIR CAV CHRISTMAS GIG: WIN TICKETS!
01 December 2009
Air Cav
Air Cav have announced details of a very special Christmas gig at Cross Street Unitarian Chapel on Saturday 19th December. Support comes from Driver Drive Faster (ex-Polytechnic) and MM has one pair of tickets to give away...

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